BronxCare Health System

Current Optometry Residents

2020-2021 Optometry Residents

Tak-Man (Kim) Fung, OD

Tak-Man (Kim) Fung, OD

Ocular Disease/Primary Care Optometry Resident

Dr. Fung was born in White Plains, New York and raised in Randolph, New Jersey. She attended Ithaca College for her undergraduate studies where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Mathematics. She obtained her Doctorate of Optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry where she graduated with Honors. She completed her clinical training at NYU Ophthalmology Associates, Community Healthcare Network Mobile Eye Clinic, Woodhull Medical Hospital, and Ezra Medical Center. She was an active member of Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity through which she traveled to Grenada to provide eye care to the under-served community.

Luqian (Lucy) Liu, OD

Luqian (Lucy) Liu, OD

Ocular Disease/Primary Care Optometry Resident

Dr. Liu was born in Xiamen, China and raised in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. She attended The College of New Jersey where she majored in Biology. Dr. Liu continued her education at the SUNY College of Optometry where she obtained her Doctorate of Optometry in May 2020. Her clinical training was completed at East New York Diagnostic & Treatment Center, NYU Student Health Center, and Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center. Dr. Liu has been on an international humanitarian mission trip to Mexico with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity.

Julia Mai, OD

Julia Mai, OD

Ocular Disease/Primary Care Optometry Resident

Dr. Mai was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate studies where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She continued her education at the SUNY College of Optometry where she obtained her Doctorate of Optometry in May 2020. She completed her clinical training at Eye Care Unlimited, Gouverneur NYC Health + Hospitals, and The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. She was involved in the New York State Optometric Association Student chapter and Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity through which she traveled to Panama on a humanitarian vision trip.

Asha Tadepalli, OD

Asha Tadepalli, OD

Ocular Disease/Primary Care Optometry Resident

Dr. Tadepalli emigrated from Andhra Pradesh, India and was raised in Moline, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and participated in research at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. She continued her education at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and graduated in May 2020 with her Doctorate of Optometry. She completed her clinical training at Atlantic Family Eye Care in Woonsocket, RI, Fitchburg Community Health Center in Fitchburg, MA, and the VA Illiana HealthCare System in Danville, IL.

Olivia Bass, OD

Olivia Bass, OD

Pediatric Optometry/Ocular Disease Resident

Dr. Bass was born and raised in Miami, FL. She attended Florida State University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Science and a minor in Environmental Science. She then graduated as salutatorian from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA after completing clinical training at Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System, Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul, MN, Eye Centers of South Florida, and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, AK. She was an active member of the Public Health Club and conducted research regarding eye care for the homeless population of Boston.